Breaking up with a narcissistic partner can be an emotionally taxing experience, as I discovered firsthand in the aftermath of ending my relationship with a narcissistic ex-girlfriend. Narcissists tend to have a set of dark personality traits that can be both bewildering and hurtful for their former partners. So it’s intriguing to delve into the […]
“The main condition for the achievement of love is the overcoming of one’s narcissism,” said psychoanalyst Erich Fromm in his popular book The Art of Loving. And he was right. With their immense self-importance and the need for someone to stroke their ego, we wonder if narcissists can truly love anyone at all, let alone
Have you ever wondered if the woman you fell for, the one whose charm initially blinded you, might be… different? Not just different, but exhibiting patterns that leave you questioning if she truly loves you or just loves how much you care about her. Maybe she’s left you wondering, “Am I dating a narcissist?” Dhriti
In the ebb and flow of relationships, we often find ourselves navigating through challenges, seeking understanding, and striving for connection. Reflecting on my own journey, I recall a chapter where the dynamics took a perplexing turn, leaving me grappling with the task of learning how to respond to DARVO. At that time, romance colored my
Are narcissists capable of love? This is a question that weighs on the minds of a lot of people who have endured the narcissistic love patterns of idealization, devaluation, discarding, and hoovering. If you’re wrestling with it too, know that you’re not alone. We understand how emotionally draining and tumultuous a relationship with a narcissist
A narcissist is exhausting to talk to, infuriating to work with, and toxic to date. It’s perfectly natural to wonder how to make a narcissist miserable. Here are 13 things you can do to outwit a narcissist!
Read this expert speak on gaslighting phrases and examples used in abusive relationships which serve to demean, disrespect and demotivate the victim.
A study reveals that narcissism is driven by insecurity and low self-esteem. It’s one of the types of personality disorders where people have an inflated sense of self. Also, according to another study, what most people see as negative traits, narcissists may see as their strengths. Are you one of them? Do you perceive your
Serial monogamy is a practice involving a range of short-term, committed relationships over a long period of time with as little single time as possible. Whether you’re dating a serial monogamist or you’re one yourself, there is nothing wrong with asking for help.
Not sure if your partner is love bombing you or is genuinely affectionate with you? Find out to know if you are a victim of love bombing.